1991 Iowa Hawkeyes football team

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1991 Iowa Hawkeyes football
Holiday Bowl, T 13–13 vs. BYU
Conference Big Ten Conference
Ranking
Coaches #10
AP #10
1991 record 10–1–1 (7–1 Big Ten)
Head coach Hayden Fry (13th year)
Offensive coordinator Carl Jackson (3rd year)
Defensive coordinator Bill Brashier (13th year)
Home stadium Kinnick Stadium
(Capacity: 70,220)
Seasons
« 1990 1992 »
1991 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#6 Michigan $ 8 0 0     10 2 0
#10 Iowa 7 1 0     10 1 1
Ohio State 5 3 0     8 4 0
Indiana 5 3 0     7 4 1
Illinois 4 4 0     6 6 0
Purdue 3 5 0     4 7 0
Michigan State 3 5 0     3 8 0
Wisconsin 2 6 0     5 6 0
Northwestern 2 6 0     3 8 0
Minnesota 1 7 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1991 Iowa Hawkeyes football team represented the University of Iowa in the 1991 NCAA Division I-A football season.

Season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 7 11:30 AM Hawaii* #15 Kinnick StadiumIowa City, IA ESPN W 53–10   70,044[1]
September 14 11:30 AM at Iowa State* #14 Cyclone StadiumAmes, IA (Cy-Hawk Trophy) ABC W 29–10   54,469[2]
September 28 1:00 PM Northern Illinois* #9 Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, IA W 58–7   70,220[3]
October 5 2:30 PM #7 Michigan #9 Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, IA ABC L 24–43   70,220[3]
October 12 1:00 PM at Wisconsin #17 Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI (Rivalry) W 10–6   75,053[4]
October 19 2:30 PM #13 Illinois #15 Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, IA ABC W 24–21   70,220[3]
October 26 11:30 AM at Purdue #11 Ross–Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN ESPN W 31–21   32,932[5]
November 2 2:30 PM at #13 Ohio State #11 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH ABC W 16–9   95,357[6]
November 9 2:30 PM Indiana #10 Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, IA ABC W 38–21   70,220[3]
November 16 1:00 PM at Northwestern #9 Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL W 24–10   33,478[7]
November 23 1:00 PM Minnesota #9 Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, IA (Floyd of Rosedale) W 23–8   69,500[8]
December 30 7:30 PM vs. BYU* #7 Jack Murphy StadiumSan Diego, CA (Holiday Bowl) ESPN T 13–13   60,646[9]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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Rankings[edit]

Ranking Movement
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Final
AP 18 15 14 10 9 9 17 15 11 11 10 9 9 7 7 10
Coaches' 10

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Game notes[edit]

Hawaii[edit]

Hawaii at #15 Iowa
1 2 3 4 Total
Rainbow Warriors 0 3 0 7 10
Hawkeyes 27 14 6 6 53

Iowa State[edit]

Minnesota[edit]

Minnesota at #9 Iowa
1 2 3 4 Total
Golden Gophers 0 0 0 8 8
Hawkeyes 0 3 7 13 23

The Hawkeyes closed the regular season with a win in the snow, giving Coach Fry his 100th victory at Iowa.

Holiday Bowl[edit]

#7 Iowa vs. BYU
1 2 3 4 Total
Hawkeyes 6 7 0 0 13
Cougars 0 6 0 7 13

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Postseason Awards[edit]

Team players in the 1992 NFL Draft[edit]

Main article: 1992 NFL Draft
Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Ron Geater Defensive End 7 170 Denver Broncos
Lance Olberding Tackle 7 172 Cincinnati Bengals
Mike Saunders Running Back 10 262 Pittsburgh Steelers
Rob Baxley Tackle 11 286 Phoenix Cardinals
Matt Rodgers Quarterback 12 335 Buffalo Bills

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Iowa 53, Hawaii 10". Gainesville Sun. September 8, 1991. 
  2. ^ Miller, Rusty (September 15, 1991). "Ohio State Beats Louisville, Michigan Tops Notre Dame". The Daily Sentinel. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Kinnick Stadium Attendance". University of Iowa. 
  4. ^ Chaptman, Dennis (October 13, 1991). "Offensive woes leave Badgers Shaking Their Heads". Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. 
  5. ^ Ambrogi, Mark (October 27, 1991). "Iowa Rallies to Deflate Purdue Upset Bid". The Indianapolis Star. 
  6. ^ "Iowa 16, Ohio State 9". Gainesville Sun. November 3, 1991. 
  7. ^ Ziehm, Len (November 17, 1991). "Conquest of NU No Holiday for Iowa". Chicago Sun-Times. 
  8. ^ "Iowa 23, Minnesota 8". Eugene Register-Guard. November 24, 1991. 
  9. ^ http://www.holidaybowl.com/game-history/1991.html
  10. ^ "1991 Iowa Hawkeyes Schedule and Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved November 11, 2015. 
  11. ^ "Iowa 1991 AP Football Rankings". collegepollarchive.com. Retrieved November 9, 2015. 
  12. ^ "Game History: The 1991 Thrifty Car Rental Holiday Bowl". sandiegobowlgames.com. Retrieved November 18, 2015. 
  13. ^ "1992 NFL Draft". pro-football-reference.com. Retrieved November 11, 2015.